Orchestra Partners, the commercial real estate development company behind Founders Station, Woolworth and projects around Avondale is redeveloping a major portion of Birmingham’s iconic Morris Avenue and 1st Avenue North.
The Road Closures Are Here
Unfortunately, the I-59/20 bridge and road closures have arrived, prompting the Alabama Department of Transportation to activate their road closure hotline. The purpose of the call center, which will be fully manned by ALDOT employees 24/7, is to help confused drivers navigate around the road closures. The closures will constantly change the detour routes, making this a fun game of whack-a-mole for us all!Continue reading “I called the 59/20 road closure hotline: Here’s what happened”
For skywatchers anxious to see the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse on the evening of January 20, the Weather Channel forecast for Birmingham is clear and very cold.
How do you best serve and meet the needs of more than 55,000 veterans and their families in Jefferson and Shelby counties?
We are always looking for ways to make Bham Now a better site for our readers to gather information, learn about new things in Birmingham and find out what’s going on with your favorite businesses. Sometimes, that means crowdsourcing some info. Enter: the Bham Now survey.Continue reading “Take our 5 question survey about Bham Now. You could win cool prizes!”
It’s time to get those weekend plans in order. Here are 26 things to do in Birmingham January 18-20. Toddies and goat selfies anyone?Continue reading “26 events in Birmingham this weekend, including UAB Blazers Football Day”
We don’t have a date, but we have a location: 281 Lakeshore Pkwy, the site of the former Outback Steakhouse in Wildwood Centre. It’s official, people. Cook Out is coming to Birmingham!Continue reading “Cook Out is coming to Birmingham! Lakeshore Parkway location confirmed”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? Check out our list of open houses this weekend — you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!Continue reading “House hunting? Check out these open houses this weekend, January 18-20”
Hey, how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? Maybe it’s time to kick (and punch) it up a notch at Battle Republic, a boxing-inspired gym in downtown Homewood. If you need workout gear, even better. Sign up for unlimited classes at Battle Republic and enjoy a 20 percent discount on gear from Aviate, the nationally loved Birmingham brand that inspires us to “Play Hard,” for a whole year.Continue reading “Sign up for unlimited boxing-inspired workouts at Battle Republic in Homewood. Get 20% off Aviate gear all year!”
Gallery walls are all the rage right now, and for good reason — they can liven up a room with color, fill a large wall that is otherwise awkward or bring unity to a space that feels cluttered. If you are an art lover or collector of any kind, gallery walls are a great way to put the things you love on display. But what happens when you find out it can be overwhelming to try to put together your own perfect gallery wall? You call in a professional.
Do you get the same thrill from HGTV that other people get from ESPN? Do you love organizing things, and making your space just so? If so, you’ll want to get to know the folks at Closets by Design in Birmingham. They have a dedicated creative team that can help bring your organizational fantasies to life.
What makes Magic City Dentistry different? The beautiful art on their walls and the friendly personal service of course!
Breweries are founded on a common love for wonderful craft beer, but they are also where communities are built.
Registration for Samford Academy of the Arts summer camps opened on Tuesday, January 15. Along with the camps, several slots remain available for January classes, including the Wellness Kitchen, languages and adult piano.
What is Nexus Fitness? You can look back at this article for all the details on one of Birmingham’s newest gym concepts, but here’s a little background: Nexus Fitness was started by Chris Wade, former Clemson football player. He combines Crossfit with a HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout style, called Xcel, at his facility in West Homewood.